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1. (WO2017148752) CELLULAR TELECOMMUNICATIONS NETWORK

Pub. No.:    WO/2017/148752    International Application No.:    PCT/EP2017/053957
Publication Date: Sat Sep 09 01:59:59 CEST 2017 International Filing Date: Wed Feb 22 00:59:59 CET 2017
IPC: H04W 64/00
H04W 84/04
Applicants: BRITISH TELECOMMUNICATIONS PUBLIC LIMITED COMPANY
Inventors: BRIGGS, Keith
WEBSTER, Sian
Title: CELLULAR TELECOMMUNICATIONS NETWORK
Abstract:
This invention provides a method of calculating a distance between a first and second base station in a cellular communications network, and a base station for performing said method, the method comprising the steps of: a first base station periodically measuring a power of received signals from a second base station; the first base station identifying a first and second most frequent power of received signals in the periodic measurements; and the first base station determining a distance to a second base station based on the identified first and second most frequent power.